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Officer placed on leave after dragging United Airlines passenger off plane

Videos of the scene have prompted calls to boycott United Airlines. A video shot by another passenger shows the man being pulled across a seat and armrest and physically dragged from the plane. She said he was allowed back onto the plane after being removed. "It looked like he was knocked out, because he went limp and quiet and they dragged him out of the plane like a rag doll", Anspach wrote .

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Tesla Exceeds Q1 Expectations Ships 25000 Vehicles

The company said it expects ship as many as 50,000 Model S and Model X's in the first six months of 2017, and current figures show that it's on track to meet the goal. These 25,000 vehicles delibered in Q1 include 13,450 Model S sedans and 11,550 Model X SUVs. Since its lowest point in December 2, the stocks of Tesla have increased by 55 percent .

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Lewis Hamilton at par with Vettel after China win

But it was the triple champion's first this season and returned Mercedes to the top of the podium after Vettel won last month's season-opening race for a resurgent Ferrari. Marchionne added that the safety vehicle, which was brought out after Antonio Giovinazzi crashed on the start-finish straight, probably cost Vettel victory.

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BHP urged by Elliott to spin off United States oil unit in overhaul

BHP has competing capital allocation alternatives - including its world-beating mining assets such as those within its iron ore division, and highly value-accretive post-unification off-market BHP share buybacks at a 14% discount to market price.

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Wells claws back $75 million from top execs in sales scandal

The board investigation found that additional "mass terminations" and individual firings for gaming Wells Fargo's sales goals "continued sporadically over the next 10 years". Wells Fargo & Company is a bank holding company. Of the four-Elizabeth Duke, Donald James, Hernandez, and Stephen Sanger (who is now the Wells chairman)-only Duke joined the board after the scandal (in 2015).

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U.S. sends strike group to Korea

In appearances on the Sunday news shows, Tillerson said advances in North Korea's ballistic missile program concerned the US the most. " The US missile attack against Syria is a clear and unforgivable act of aggression against a sovereign state and we strongly condemn this ", KCNA quoted an unnamed spokesman for the North Korean Foreign Ministry as saying.

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'Unprecedented' storms force 3000 Delta cancellations

More cancellations are possible, Delta said. Between Friday and Saturday, almost 1,200 flights were canceled in total. Tornado-like conditions plagued the airline's hub in Atlanta , where almost 60% of delta's fleet passes through each day.

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Video shows United passenger forcibly removed from flight

When there were no volunteers, United's system randomly selected four passengers to be bumped from the flight. A passenger on the flight who witnessed the incident has told reporters the airline first offered $400 and a hotel stay. "Look at what you did to him" and "Busted his lip". If United had simply provided a proper economic incentive (i.e., increased compensation for the hassle of missing a flight), they could have saved the company millions in lawsuits and bad press.

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Wells Fargo board's report is too kind to itself

Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made, and we do not undertake to update them to reflect changes or events that occur after that date. Wells Fargo said the review, which looked into media reports and other documents, remains ongoing. But alleged corporate labor abuse - another favorite Ellison topic - constituted a big portion of the congressman's questions for the bank.

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Brokerages Set BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) PT at $40.35

Demerging and listing the USA business separately on the New York Stock Exchange would unlock the value of the assets and allow the business to be properly capitalized, Elliott said . BHP Chairman Jacques Nasser in November 2015 defended the company's structure as two listed firms, warning the costs of changing the setup would likely be high.

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Syrian Town That Suffered Alleged Chemical Attack Hit With New Air Strikes

It's also to get out the Iranian influence, which we think is causing so much friction and worse issues in the area. Elsewhere on Sunday, the United States ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley told Meet the Press host Chuck Todd: "In no way do we look at peace happening in that area with Iranian influence".

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Wells Fargo takes back $75m from ex-executives after fake accounts scandal

Wells Fargo took back another $75 million in pay from two former executives who played key roles in the bank's fake accounts scandal, the bank's board announced Monday. Stumpf also received his share of criticism. He hasn't had other pay clawed back, in part because he wasn't closely involved in overseeing the retail unit until recently.

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United States goal is not to change North Korean regime: Tillerson

As a candidate and private citizen, Trump cast Syria's civil war as a quagmire from which the United States should steer clear. A Chinese envoy to Seoul was to discuss North Korea's increasingly defiant weapons programme as a US Navy strike group heads to the region amid concerns Pyongyang may be readying a fresh nuclear test.

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Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

Amnesty said that China remained the world's top executioner but said that secrecy around the death penalty made it hard to confirm the figures. "Many MENA states justify their use of the death penalty by claiming that they are acting to counter grave security threats, despite there being no evidence that the death penalty deters violent crime", said James Lynch, head of the death penalty team at Amnesty International.

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Australian PM's first visit to India

They had decided in September 2014, when Turnbull's predecessor Tony Abbott visited India, to conclude the talks by 2015. In his statement, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said, not only cricket but commitment to democracy and rule of law connects the two nations.

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G7 ministers fail to reach agreement on statement

President Trump has previously called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by China and made repeated campaign promises to bring back coal industry to the rural US. would uphold its promises made in Paris. Gentiloni is due to meet Trump at a G7 summit Italy will host in Sicily next month, with Italy anxious to get public backing from all leaders on the Paris accords.

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London Stock Exchange CEO accompanying British PM May in Saudi Arabia

May said she would also be raising human rights issues with the Saudi Arabian officials, adding that "if we have the relationship we are able to do that". She will fly in to Saudi Arabia this afternoon where she has promised to stand up for human rights - as well as the national interests of Britain. The two-day visit to Saudi Arabia has been criticised by human rights charities as a sign of the UK's desire to hawk its expertise to countries with chequered human rights records in the ...

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'EU-UK talks must first focus on exit terms'

He said he hoped that could come as soon as the autumn. "It must be a misunderstanding", Tusk told reporters on Friday in the Maltese capital Valletta. Responding to PM May's warning that she might prefer to walk away without a deal, the European Union should be ready for such an outcome but will, the document says, work to ensure that does not happen as it would be in the interests of neither side.

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K3 Business Technology Group plc (KBT) Insider Purchases £150.60 in Stock

The stock of South32 Ltd (LON:S32) has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, March 6 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 8 by Numis Securities. Vodafone Group Plc (VOD ) has a market capitalization of 67.44 Billion. It has a 59.73 P/E ratio. It focuses on providing traditional family housing outside of London and apartments within the London boroughs, in zone 2 and beyond.

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Video shows guards dragging passenger off United flight

Four crew members needed to get on the flight in order to work another one in Louisville or else that flight would be canceled, airline spokeswoman Maddie King said . The backlash prompted CEO Oscar Munoz to issue a statement . Bridges' wife told him she saw the man taken away on a stretcher, he said. The man screams in pain, before he is dragged down the aisle of the aircraft, as passengers protest.

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Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

The report added that government mandates and incentives, allied to lower component costs, are helping to drive renewables, upping their share of the global energy mix. Investment in 2016 was evenly divided between solar and wind . The announcement comes after discussions between both the governments, including the UK Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Secretary of State Greg Clark and Government of India Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal.

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James Harden has one argument left against Russell Westbrook

He hit a 36-foot three-pointer at the buzzer to give Oklahoma City the win. Westbrook finished with the stat-line of 50 points, 10 assist and 16 rebounds, putting the exclamation point on a historic day, but he also closed the book on any dialogue about who the MVP was of the year, including this game winning shot from nearly half-court that sent the Pepsi Center crowd into a frenzy.

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Patriots announce preseason schedule ahead of title defense

The NFL schedule for the 2017 regular season will be announced later this spring. The last time these two teams met in the preseason was in 2011 at Gillette Stadium. Lastly, the Patriots will close the preseason by facing the New York Giants for the 13th straight season and the 27th time overall.The two teams starting playing preseason games in 2005 and have alternated hosting the preseason finale since then.

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Use our whizzbang gadget to pick your Grand National horse for Aintree

The 24-year-old Irishman said: "He just jumped so well and never missed a fence". The owners Deborah Thomson and Belinda McClung - who chose to indulge in a sporting passion of their own as their husbands spent all their time on the golf course - could not believe their good fortune.

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Gorsuch pledges to be 'servant' of Constitution

Gorsuch's confirmation will return the court to a balance of four conservatives, four liberals and Justice Anthony Kennedy as the swing vote. Donald Trump reveled in the biggest political victory of his presidency at a White House ceremony on Monday in which his Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch was sworn in , poised to make an instant impact on a court once again dominated by conservatives.

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Thailand in crosshairs of Trump's trade policy

He promised to crack down on "foreign importers that cheat", saying that the new executive orders would lead to a historic reversal of the nation's trade deficit. Listing various problem areas, Peter Navarro, a top Trump trade adviser said "this is a big deal - it's steel, chemicals, agricultural products, machinery - the whole gambit".

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Delta trying to catch up on days of flight delays

The No. 2 United States airline said it had canceled around 3,000 flights in the wake of Wednesday's storms that left passengers stranded and frustrated during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Goldklangs' flight finally left Savannah Friday evening for NY, 61 minutes late. Many have been forced to sleep on chairs and floors of airport terminals, trying to make due with only their carry-on possessions.

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Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Rex Tillerson

Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday that the us intervention was only "cosmetic" unless it removes Assad from power. It was not immediately clear who carried out the strike. The Trump administration is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after another wave of missile strikes from USA war ships overnight. Pressed on why the United Kingdom had pulled out of talks with Moscow, she replied: "We are constantly engaging with all our counterparts and there has been dialogue".

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Graham very hawkish on ISIS and Assad, more troops, more Trump action

Together their comments sounded more forceful and anti-Assad than the Trump administration has generally sounded in the past, but stopped short of saying the USA would pursue Assad's ouster itself. The administration embraced that geopolitical reality on the Sunday shows, targeting Russian Federation and Iran with their criticism. Instead, Tillerson emphasised the administration's priority in defeating Islamic State forces in Syria and said little about the U.S.

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President Trump to Sign Executive Orders Targeting Trade Abuses

The first executive order concentrates on tougher enforcement of anti-dumping laws and increasing the collection of anti-dumping penalties and so-called countervailing duties. The president noted that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will lead the review. Niles-area Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan accused Trump of "theatric signings of executive orders that do very little, instead of.

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Trump denounces terror attacks on churches in Egypt

Egypt's president says a three-month state of emergency will be imposed after suicide bombings at two Coptic churches killed 44 people. Egypt's Cabinet approved the measure - which allows authorities to make arrests without warrants and search people's homes - and explained the reasons for the imposition of emergency.

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China's nuke envoy to visit Korea to discuss cooperation, meet presidential hopefuls

But the two days of talks at Trump's private estate in Florida were expected to focus on what Trump has described as China's unfair trade practices and inadequate efforts to halt North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile program. Trump accepted an invitation Xi to pay a state visit to China in 2017, it said. The nuclear-powered, 97,000-ton Vinson, one of 10 active U.S. aircraft carriers, has more than 60 aircraft and about 5,000 personnel.

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Delta woes continue because of staffing; 100+ flights canceled Sunday

Delta canceled more than 275 flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Saturday morning. At PDX, only a few flights were canceled as of 10 a.m. The flight delays mean long lines to nowhere and sitting in small airplane seats while waiting for a pilot who probably won't ever arrive, which sounds like the flawless layout for hell if the high temperatures ever get too pesky.

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Litter louts face stiff fines in 'Swachh UK Abiyan'

Andrea Leadsom, the environment secretary, will tell the probation service that those found guilty of dumping white goods and household waste must clear it up. He added: "Councils want to work with households so that they can dispose of reasonable household waste easily and cost-effectively and already provide a range of bulky waste collection services, which are often free and picked up from people's doorsteps".

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Flint Water Deal To Pay $87 Million To Replace Pipelines 03:41

One of the plaintiffs, Flint resident Melissa Mays, said Tuesday's deal "is a win for the people of Flint". "We are not done fighting". In January 2015, Flint residents began taking bottles of discolored tap water to community meetings, and within a year, the city was under a state declaration of emergency.


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